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Plastic Alternatives

ACTION CALL: F22/14/1 Plastic Alternatives

A global food and beverage brand is looking at identifying suitable plastic alternatives components for its portfolio if dips and sauces. With global concerns around non- biodegradable and non-compostable plastic materials and the impact that such materials have on the environment, our client is looking to replace the plastic components […]

Dairy-free Development

Dairy-free development

The success of dairy ingredients In Harold McGee’s “On Food and Cooking – The Science and Lore of the Kitchen”, milk and dairy products hold the pride of place as Chapter 1.  This is no co-incidence as dairy has, and still forms, a significant part of the diet.  The main […]

Plant-Based Dairy

Plant-Based Dairy Alternatives and Analogues

In late 2021 Aurora Ceres presented two macro trends that are set to dictate the shape of the food and beverage industry through 2022 and beyond. These trends are Personal Health and Planet Health. In ACP’s most recent article, these macro trends were viewed through the prism of the opportunities […]

Nano-Emulsions

ACTION CALL F21/340/1 – Nano-Emulsions in Agriculture

Our client, a global agricultural producer and food and beverage manufacturer, is looking for expertise and advancements in the delivery of active components to a wide range of tree fruits. Research has indicated that the application of Nano-Emulsions to fruit products, either pre- or post- harvest, can be an effective and […]

Plant-Based Burger

Creative Culinary Demonstration

We recently discussed how plant-based foods were becoming a more mainstream element of consumers’ diets: from the average household to elite athletes, and how this was a core component of the macro trends of personal- and planet-health.  In the following article we explore how the challenges of development can be […]

Plant-Based Foods Webinar

Plant-Based Foods

The 2022 food and drink industry trends presented by Aurora Ceres a few weeks ago described two macro trends driving the food and beverage industry into 2022: Personal Health and Planet Health, and their key components. The “Clean Conscience-Beyond clean label” element is complex and includes plant-based foods, and is […]

Personal Health | Planet Health

2022 Food and Beverage Trends | Planet Health

There are two key trends driving the food and beverage industry into 2022:  Personal Health and Planet Health.  The following article breaks down some of the technologies, ingredients and solutions behind the second of these. Resource Efficiency Sustainability in the entire supply chain, from the local to the global environmental […]

Personal Health | Planet Health

2022 Food and Beverage Trends | Personal Health

Personal Health There are two key trends driving the food and beverage industry into 2022:  Personal Health and Planet Health.  The following article breaks down some of the technologies, ingredients and solutions behind the first of these. Immunity as Foundation of Personal Health. Management of physical conditions and boosting of […]

Delayed Release

ACTION CALL: F21/206/1 Delayed Release

A global food and beverage brand is looking to enhance the functionality of its products through the application of controlled or delayed release technology. Controlling the release of functional components in food and drink products is beneficial as it allows the design of products in such a way that the […]

Texture in Beverages

ACTION CALL: B21/206/2 Texture in Beverages

A global food and beverage brand is looking to enhance the sensory profile of its products through enhancement of the texture in beverages within its range. Sensory perception is holistic and key aspects of the product profile can be enhanced through manipulation of other sensory attributes. Texture in beverages, for […]